Public Engagement

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    Independent radio producer and sound artist of narrative documentary; works presented in the U.S., Europe, UK, Australia, and Canada via online venues, virtual appearances, festivals, broadcasts, gallery installations, CD compilations; curator of sound art for HyperAcousia and founder and curator at Earlid.

    Degrees Held:

    MFA, San Jose State University

    Recent Publications:

    Radio Without Scaffolding: international online forum/interviews with 8 contributing experimenters in podcasting, including Love + Radio and Constellations, summer 2018, Earlid

    Radio's Art: international online forum, 10 contributors, PDF of essays and 100+ comments, co-moderated with Gregory Whitehead, summer 2017, Earlid

    The WHY: Conversations (2014), with Noah Saterstrom, Caroline Bergvall, Kevin Allen, Alexandra Eldridge, Helen White, Ed Bowes, guest curator, Trickhouse

    Listening as a Form of Activism: Kevin Allen, Maile Colbert and Tessie Word, (2013), guest curator, Trickhouse

    Performances And Appearances:

    Intermix, (propositions for performance installation), collaborative performance with UK interdisciplinary artist, Seth Guy, LAB451, fall 2018

    Long Live the New Sound podcast of experimental sound, 2018
    Fair_Play 2, 90 international women artists, Lieu Multiple in Poitiers, France, public listening sessions, 2018

    Constellations, experimental storytelling podcast, Toronto, 2018

    Datscha Radio: A garden in the air, live radio festival, held in a back-yard garden, Berlin, 2017

    "Radio's Art," at Megapolis Audio Festival, Philadelphia Fringe Festival; Wave Farm's 20th-anniversary live broadcast on WGXC-FM Sept. 2017

    Sound, people, animals and environments: A Sound Response
    Deep Wireless Festival of Radio and Transmission Art & the TransX Transmission Art Symposium, Toronto, Canada, 2017

    Radiophrenia: A temporary art radio station, Centre for Contemporary arts, Glasgow, Scotland, 2017, 2016

    Founder, Earlid, an international online museum of various sound- and media-makers. Themed, quarterly exhibits; contextualized essays; sonic portraits/interviews/dialogues; annual open submission calls based on sound or theme (2015-present)

    Research Interests:

    • sound art, sound culture, listening theory
    • creative radio, narrative design, production concepts
    • environment, natural/man-made disaster, media response
    • listeners, media makers, audiences
    • curating digital media

    Awards And Honors:

    2018 | Radio Art Residency, (one of 8 finalists out of 150 applicants), invitational, international fellowship, Radio Corax, Halle/Saale, Germany, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut

    2018 | USA Fellowship, finalist (anonymous nomination)

    2017 | Arts Council Santa Cruz County – Develop Grant, support for web portfolio re-design, HyperAcousia

    2017 | Distinguished University Teaching Award, The New School, Provost’s Office, one of 13 semi-finalists (out of 189 nominations)

    2010 | Sloan Foundation Development Grant, online technologies and pedagogy, The New School

    Current Courses:

    History of Radio (Spring 2020)

    Narratives in Sound

    Radio Experiments (Spring 2020)

    Sound Culture